Our guide was excellent! He took us on a tour of the entire building, pointing out important artifacts, such as maps and original furniture along with so much informative history and information.
$5.00 is the suggested donation. I enjoy history so I really enjoyed this. It's in the area of the Lincoln library and museum. It was easy to find. We thought it was closed until we opened the door. We found several of the attractions like that.
It is great they keep this old courthouse going since Abe argued cases here. Sure it pale in comparison to today's large courthouse, but they have done a great job keeping it for historical purposes. A self guided tour with no pressure for donations.
This place is impressive! Springfield has really paid attention to detail when it comes to capturing what political life was like in the time of Lincoln. You can tour this place yourself or take the guided tour. It's free, but there is a donation box.
The Old State Capital was an interesting place to visit but hard to learn much (at least on our visit). It started with not even being able to tell if it was even open from the street (nobody much going in or out). Once we ventured to the door, we did find it open. Inside we were quickly greeted, told... 更多